problems after upgrade with apache2 and ldap authentication

Dagobert Michelsen dam at
Fri Jan 30 18:01:30 CET 2015

Hi Tom,

> Am 30.01.2015 um 17:52 schrieb Tom Lynch <tlynch at>:
> After upgrading Solaris and opencsw, Apache2 no longer is able to authenticate against my openldap server. I get:
> [Fri Jan 30 09:19:34 2015] [info] [client] [5973] auth_ldap authenticate: user authentication failed; URI /staff [LDAP: SSL/TLS is not supported by this version of the Netscape/Mozilla/Solaris SDK][Can't contact LDAP server]
> I configured the site several years ago so am a little foggy on what I originally did to get it to work. Not sure where to go next.
> I’m using the csw apache2 build, shouldn’t it be using the correct SDK, apache apr is installed, or is there something I’m missing?

I guess you have to revise your httpd.conf, the LDAP authentication and especially OpenSSL has changed
considerably in the last years. Look for mod_ldap in httpd.conf and see if all pathes still match.

Best regards

  — Dago

"You don't become great by trying to be great, you become great by wanting to do something,
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